Donald Trump ice sculpture unveiled at Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan

Donald Trump ice sculpture unveiled at Sapporo Snow Festival in Japan

The annual Sapporo Snow Festival has kicked off in Japan, unveiling huge ice sculptures of iconic monuments, movie and TV characters and even US President Donald Trump. 2017 marks the 68th year of the festival, and it will showcase more than 200 sculptures before it comes to an end on 12 February. Feb 6, 2017
Thousands of Romanians continue to protest despite corruption decree repeal

Thousands of Romanians continue to protest despite corruption decree repeal

More than 100,000 protesters filled Bucharests Victoria Square demanding the governments resignation on 5 February. Demonstrations against high-level corruption entered their sixth day in a row, despite the government repealing a decree decriminalising some graft offences. Initial news of the decrees approval, which would have led to dozens of politicians being shielded from prosecution for corruption, triggered the biggest public protests in Romania since 1989, when the Communist regime of Nicolae Ceausescu collapsed. Feb 6, 2017